Furnace, Kiln, Oven, Drier, and Kettle Operators and Tenders
Operate or tend heating equipment other than basic metal, plastic, or food processing equipment. Includes activities, such as annealing glass, drying lumber, curing rubber, removing moisture from materials, or boiling soap.
Median Annual Wage: $34,900
Education: High school diploma or equivalent (56%); Less than high school diploma (21%); Post-secondary certificate (16%)
Projected Growth: Decline (-3% or lower)
Related Job Titles: Control Room Operator; Oven Operator; Kiln Operator; Furnace Operator; Lime Kiln and Recausticizing Operator; Dry Kiln Operator; Evaporator Operator; Kiln Fireman; Dryer Feeder; Annealing Operator